The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Support Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Engineer
Rank 33 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Engineer 125 170 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.96% 7.48% 6.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.23% 7.78% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 117 133 89
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,750 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Support Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1730 2186 2327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.38% 96.13% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1644 1677
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Support Engineer in the job title.

Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region.

Support Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Support Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Support Engineer in the job title.

1 124 (50.00%) Windows
2 116 (46.77%) Linux
3 100 (40.32%) Firewall
4 65 (26.21%) VMware
5 61 (24.60%) Active Directory
6 59 (23.79%) Cisco
7 57 (22.98%) TCP/IP
8 55 (22.18%) Apache
9 52 (20.97%) Tomcat
9 52 (20.97%) SQL Server
9 52 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
10 51 (20.56%) Unix
11 49 (19.76%) Microsoft
12 45 (18.15%) SAN
13 44 (17.74%) CheckPoint
13 44 (17.74%) SQL
14 42 (16.94%) CCNP
15 41 (16.53%) Oracle
15 41 (16.53%) Degree
16 40 (16.13%) WebLogic
16 40 (16.13%) HTTP
16 40 (16.13%) DNS
17 39 (15.73%) Windows Server
18 38 (15.32%) Finance
18 38 (15.32%) Red Hat
18 38 (15.32%) WAN
19 37 (14.92%) JBoss
20 36 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
21 35 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
22 34 (13.71%) Perl

Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (22.18%) Apache
2 52 (20.97%) Tomcat
3 40 (16.13%) WebLogic
4 37 (14.92%) JBoss
5 30 (12.10%) WebSphere
6 23 (9.27%) IIS
7 21 (8.47%) MS Exchange
8 19 (7.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 18 (7.26%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (6.85%) OpenStack
11 11 (4.44%) nginx
12 10 (4.03%) Skype for Business
13 5 (2.02%) SharePoint
14 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (1.21%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.81%) Confluence
15 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.81%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 22 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 36 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.87%) SaaS
3 15 (6.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 100 (40.32%) Firewall
2 57 (22.98%) TCP/IP
3 45 (18.15%) SAN
4 40 (16.13%) DNS
4 40 (16.13%) HTTP
5 38 (15.32%) WAN
6 33 (13.31%) LDAP
7 32 (12.90%) VPN
8 30 (12.10%) BGP
8 30 (12.10%) OSPF
9 28 (11.29%) MPLS
10 26 (10.48%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (10.48%) Wireless
11 25 (10.08%) NAS
12 23 (9.27%) Wireshark
13 21 (8.47%) BIG-IP
13 21 (8.47%) SSL
13 21 (8.47%) tcpdump
14 18 (7.26%) LAN
15 16 (6.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.31%) MySQL
3 26 (10.48%) Relational Database
4 25 (10.08%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.61%) DB2
6 1 (0.40%) Big Data
6 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 38 (15.32%) Finance
2 18 (7.26%) German Language
3 8 (3.23%) Banking
4 7 (2.82%) French Language
5 5 (2.02%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.61%) Marketing
6 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.21%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (1.21%) Retail
8 2 (0.81%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.31%) Web Services
2 30 (12.10%) LAMP
3 14 (5.65%) .NET
4 13 (5.24%) HTML
5 11 (4.44%) LEMP Stack
5 11 (4.44%) MCollective
6 9 (3.63%) Middleware
7 6 (2.42%) XML
8 3 (1.21%) Classic ASP
8 3 (1.21%) CSS
8 3 (1.21%) XSLT
9 2 (0.81%) Ajax
9 2 (0.81%) jQuery
9 2 (0.81%) Unreal Engine
10 1 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.40%) J2EE
10 1 (0.40%) JSON
10 1 (0.40%) WAP
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.48%) Computer Science
2 23 (9.27%) Data Centre
3 22 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (7.66%) Virtual Team
5 11 (4.44%) Clustering
6 8 (3.23%) Replication
7 6 (2.42%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.61%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.21%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.21%) PKI
10 3 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.81%) Fintech
11 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.40%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.40%) Physics
12 1 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 124 (50.00%) Windows
2 116 (46.77%) Linux
3 51 (20.56%) Unix
4 39 (15.73%) Windows Server
5 29 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (4.84%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.02%) Android
10 5 (2.02%) HPUX
10 5 (2.02%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.61%) AIX
11 4 (1.61%) Solaris
11 4 (1.61%) SUSE
12 3 (1.21%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.21%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.90%) ITIL
2 27 (10.89%) Network Monitoring
3 20 (8.06%) Incident Management
4 19 (7.66%) Web Operations
5 18 (7.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (5.65%) Network Architecture
6 14 (5.65%) Network Design
6 14 (5.65%) Network Planning
7 13 (5.24%) Configuration Management
8 12 (4.84%) Load Balancing
9 11 (4.44%) High Availability
10 10 (4.03%) Data Management
11 9 (3.63%) Network Management
12 7 (2.82%) Case Management
12 7 (2.82%) Problem Management
12 7 (2.82%) Process Improvement
13 6 (2.42%) Service Delivery
13 6 (2.42%) Vulnerability Management
14 5 (2.02%) Change Management
15 4 (1.61%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (17.74%) SQL
2 34 (13.71%) Perl
3 18 (7.26%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.85%) PowerShell
5 15 (6.05%) Java
6 14 (5.65%) Python
7 9 (3.63%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.82%) C
8 7 (2.82%) PHP
8 7 (2.82%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.21%) C#
10 1 (0.40%) C++
10 1 (0.40%) Ruby
10 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (16.94%) CCNP
3 41 (16.53%) Degree
4 25 (10.08%) CCNA
5 20 (8.06%) CCIE
6 16 (6.45%) CCIP
6 16 (6.45%) CCSP
7 14 (5.65%) CCSA
8 11 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (4.03%) CEH
9 10 (4.03%) CISSP
10 8 (3.23%) MCSE
11 6 (2.42%) MCITP
12 5 (2.02%) MCSA
12 5 (2.02%) SC Cleared
12 5 (2.02%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.21%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.21%) CCSE
13 3 (1.21%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.81%) QA
1 2 (0.81%) SAS 70
2 1 (0.40%) GMP
2 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (24.60%) Active Directory
2 35 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.66%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (5.65%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.44%) qmail
5 11 (4.44%) Squid
6 4 (1.61%) XenServer
7 3 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.81%) XenApp
9 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.40%) vSphere
9 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (10.89%) Puppet
2 16 (6.45%) OpenAM
3 13 (5.24%) Nagios
4 11 (4.44%) Cacti
4 11 (4.44%) collectd
4 11 (4.44%) Ganglia
4 11 (4.44%) Graphite
4 11 (4.44%) logstash
4 11 (4.44%) ZABBIX
5 6 (2.42%) Legato
6 5 (2.02%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.02%) Simpana
7 4 (1.61%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.61%) SCCM
8 3 (1.21%) Nmap
8 3 (1.21%) SCOM
9 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.40%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 65 (26.21%) VMware
2 59 (23.79%) Cisco
3 49 (19.76%) Microsoft
4 44 (17.74%) CheckPoint
5 41 (16.53%) Oracle
6 38 (15.32%) Red Hat
7 33 (13.31%) Juniper
8 30 (12.10%) Citrix
9 29 (11.69%) F5
10 26 (10.48%) Sun
11 21 (8.47%) NetScout
12 11 (4.44%) EMC
12 11 (4.44%) Splunk
13 10 (4.03%) Hitachi
13 10 (4.03%) HP
14 8 (3.23%) Forcepoint
14 8 (3.23%) NetApp
15 6 (2.42%) Avaya
15 6 (2.42%) Veeam
16 5 (2.02%) Veritas
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